Galaxy Belches Gas at 2 Million Miles An Hour
Gas extends outward for tens of thousands of light-years.
by David Freeman
New Horizons spacecraft wakes up for Pluto encounter in 2015
Spacecraft will begin its Pluto science campaign in January, and will make its closest approach to Pluto in July.
by Fox News

Old laptop batteries could power slums in India: Study
Study found 70 percent of batteries had enough power to keep an LED light on for more than four hours a day for a year.
by Economic Times of India
DARPA Is Getting Closer to an Iron Man Suit
Warrior Web program just wrapped up its first phase.
by Erik Schechter

NASA scrubs Orion launch after multiple delays
Orion is the Apollo-like capsule NASA is developing to fly astronauts to an asteroid.
by James Dean
Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind
Stephen Hawking: “Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete and would be superseded.”
by Rory Cellan-Jones

Protesters using tech to run rings around cops
Activists armed with untraceable “burner phones” used social media.
by Philip Messing, Jamie Schram and Bruce Golding
Why NASA looks to Europa to find the building blocks of life
NASA wants to send an expedition to Jupiter’s moon, Europa, to find the ocean it believes lies under the ice — and the building blocks for life it thinks it will find there.
by Michelle Starr


Geckos inspire 'Spider-Man' gloves
Gloves allow humans to climb like geckos.
by BBC
Scientists Discover Two New Subatomic Particles
Particles predicted to exist but never seen.
by George Dvorsky

Comet Landing 2014: Rosetta Probe Philae Discovers Organic Molecules: Report
Find extraordinary considering organic compound contains carbon atom, the basis of life on Earth…
by Maria Vultaggio
Is it possible for humans to live on Mars?
A lot of humanity’s accomplishments in space once seemed impossible.
by Michelle Jaworski Gaily Dot

Comet lander Philae shuts down as batteries go flat after sending data
Comet lander can’t get enough sunlight to operate.
by Irene Klotz
Comet Lander Deploys Drill, But Could Lose Power Tonight
Problems have somewhat tempered the celebration of a new step in space exploration.
by Bill Chappell

Comet probe's solar panels caught in cliff's shadow
Solar panels struggle to store power.
by Doug Stanglin
Europe makes space history as Philae probe lands on comet
European Space Agency successfully landed a probe on a comet.
by Victoria Bryan, Maria Sheahan